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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (March 19, 1936)
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By Romaine Saunders
Mr. and Mrs. Baker were Albion
visitors last week.
Art Doolittle has gone to O’Neill
to serve on the jury.
John Bower marketed a truck
load of cattle in Omaha last week.
Mrs. Saunders visited at the
Roblyer home near Atkinson Sun
The Eliott Carpenter family
have taken up their abode in the
Wayne Hall returned Sunday
with his sister, Miss Laverne, w'ho
has been away on a visit.
E. E. Young went to town Thurs
day for medical advise and help
for a distressing backache.
Attorney J. D. Cronin, of O’Neill,
and Dr. Douglas, of Atkinson, were
in Amelia and vicinity Sunday.
John Freaurick had business at
Burwell last Saturday, trouble with
the car delaying his return until
late in the night.
A solid bank of snow still bars
the way for a short distance up
the road a mile north of Inez, mak
ing a detour thru the meadow
Government activities are past
finding out. Two and a half months
ago a veterinarian was sent out
here and found no T. B. cattle. Now
they come again. They get'so much
per day and mileage.
Contract is to be let the 26th for
the new highway across from No.
11 to Amelia. This strip of road
has been a lot of expense to Wyom
ing township and never satisfactory
for travel. Citizens here will be
glad to see it converted into a per
Purchasing committees do not
seem to have yet reached that
stage in economical spending of
public money which renders them
immune from the blandishments of
the Delilah? business firms employ
to catch suckers from the country.
John Addison, from the neigh
borhood of Opportunity, came out
last week with his son Cap who
lives over west of the lake. They
stopped for a hand shake with the
old man here during his absence.
Will be home next week, John, so
An ably edited national farm
journal classifies the critics of the
supreme court with the group at
the ball game which shouts, “Kill
Less than four years ago repre
sentatives of four nations sat down
to a table in Rome and signed the
Four Power Pact, a “scrap of
paper” to insure the peace of
Europe for a period of ten years.
The brotherly agreement seems on
the point of exploding.
Oklahoma and Kansas are again
experienceing severe dust storms.
This community may again be
“sprayed” with a rain of mud when
the southern winds begin fanning
us. At some points in Oklahoma
clouds of dust have been reported
’til visibility was reduced to 200
If the shelter belt promoters are
looking for places to plant trees
where they will grow they are in
vited into the southwest, where
there are no dry clay hills nor
gravel flats to waste time on. If
60-ft. high cotton woods with 3-ft.
trunks are any evidence, plenty of
it is here.
The clear notes of the meadow
lark are again heard but the ooo
00-000 of the prairie rooster is
missing from the early morning
sounds that awaken the new day
at the beginning of spring. It is
feared the few prairie chickens that
were left in the country perished
during the winter.
Holt county has the first gentle
man superintendent of school for
many years. Beginning with Miss
Zink some thirty or more years
ago there was a long line of lady
superintendents. The first super
intendent of schools within my
memory was Rev. Bartley Blain,
who was also the first Methodist
preacher in the county. His work
was largely without funds to carry
on office expenses and teachers i
were secured for a few months
term each year at $15 and $20 a
month. School houses were few,
the schools being conducted for the
most part in one of the homes of
WHAT A SALE!
Everything imaginable — Tires,
Paint, Auto Supplies, Dishes. Sil
verware, Kitchenware, Rope, Wag
ons, Farm Supplies, Oil Stove and
others at prices hard to believe.
Beautiful Chrom Platter, 39c—
Children’s Wagon, 79c—Chrom Roll
Tray, 19c—20 year, 26-piece Silver
Set, $2.59—with the purchase of
other merchandise. Gamble Store.
M iss Maxine Barnes spent the
week-end at the Nora Luben home.
A SATURDAY, APRIL 4
our regular annual Spring Clean
up sale. We sell everything.
If you have anything at all to sell bring it in. I will sell
the black registered Percheron stallion. TERMS cash:
no property to be removed until settled for.
Sale starts promptly at 2 p. m.
Auctioneers, Coleman, M >ore and Wallen John L. Quig, Manager
THE THRIFTY MAN WHO SAVES
HIS MONEY MAY BE A MATER
IALIST, BUT WITHOUT HIM THE
THRIFTLESS IDEALIST WOULD
STARVE TO DEATH.
Capital, Surplus and
This Bank Carries No
Indebtedness of Officers
MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE
Richard O’Connell has purchased
Ed Evans’ car.
Mrs. Bill Wolf of O’Neill, spent
a few days last week visiting her
daughter. Mrs. Clyde Allen.
Donald Luben returned to his
home in Clearwater Saturday after
being employed at the Nora Luben
home the past two months. He
was accompanied by John Luben
who returned home Monday.
Neil Ryan has purchased Richard
O’Connell’s model T.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Barnes and
family, of O’Neill, were Sunday
dinner guests at the Nora Luben
Mrs. Nora Luben and Donald
Luben visited at the Clyde Keller
home in O’Neill Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Elwin Thompson,
Mrs. Bonnie Bazelman and son, and
Mrs. Sam Thompson, of O’Neill,
visited at the Frank Sesler home
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Luben and
son Bernard visited with Mr. and
Mrs. William Luben, Sr., Sunday.
Grandma Lawrence, who has been
quite ill for some time, passed
away at her home in Emmet Sun
day morning about nine o’clock.
Funeral services were held at the
Methodist church at 2 o’clock Tues
The Misses Helyn Anspach and
Marjorie Butler, of Inman, spent
the week-end at the John Conard
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wolf and fam
ily, of O’Neill, were Sunday visitors
at the Clyde Allen home.
Roland Wills spent Sunday at
the Jack Welsh home.
Herman Grothe has purchased a
Mr.and Mrs. Bob Fox, of O’Neill,
were Sunday visitors at the John
Mr. and Mrs. John Bonenberger
and son, Duane, were shoppers in
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Farr and
family and Jerry O’Connell and
Mrs. Jessil Higgins were Sunday
dinner guests at the Frank Sesler
Mrs. Frank Sesler and daughter,
Faye, Mildred O’Connell, Joe Luth
and Jerry O’Connell were shoppers
in O’Neill Saturday.
Mrs. Mary Plouts is spending
this week with her daughter, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Storts and
family visited Saturday evening at
the Clyde Hershiser home.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gartner and
family were Sunday visitors at the
Clyde Hershiser home.
Mrs. D. H. Allen and daughter,
Mrs. George Holopetec and child
ren, arrived Saturday night from
Woodlake and will visit relatives
here for a short time before going
to their new home in Kentucky.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bruder and
daughter, Mary, and Mrs. George
Pongratz and family were Sunday
dinner guests at the I. S. Givens
Mrs. John Conard served after
noon tea for the Ladies’ Aid society
Joe Crawford returned home
Tuesday evening after spending
the winter in California.
Mrs. James O’Donnell and family
visited at the Ray Pettinger home
New pupils who have enrolled in
the Emmet school the past week
are Aletha and Mapcellus Howard
and Margery Bonenberger.
Johnnie O’Donnell started work
ing at the William Hershiser home
Miss Geraldine Harris spent the
week-end at her home in Page.
Miss Evelyn Tomjack spent the
week-end at her home in Ewing.
GAMBLE’S SALE ENDS
We’re sorry, but the sale ends
Saturday. Last chance to get
Glass Tumblers, 6 for 19c—12 qt.
Dairy Pail, 28c—10 qt. Aluminum
Kettle, 98c—Toilet Tissue, 6 rolls
Miss Ruth Fraka, who works at
O’Neill, spent the week-end here
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
B. Fraka and family.
Miss Regina C. Ruther, who
teaches near Stuart, spent the
week-end here with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Ruther, Sr., and
The Inman workers extension
club met with Mrs. Walter Sire on
Friday. A covered dish luncheon
was served at noon. The lesson
for the afternoon was a needle
craft lesson. Officers for the next
year were elected as follows: Pres
ident, Mrs. James McMohan; Lead
er A, Mrs. Roy Gannon; Leader B,
Mrs. Casper Pribil; Social Leader,
Mrs. F. E. Keyes; Sec.Treas., Mrs.
Ralph Brittell; Reporter, Miss
E. A. Stevens is at Page this
week assisting in the care of his
mother, Mrs. Emma Stevens, who
is very ill.
Mrs. Mary Flora and son, Lea
land, spent the week-end with her
sister near Page.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Harmon,
who have been here the past sev
eral months left Monday for Nor
folk. Mr. Harraon was employed
on the new school house.
Mr. and Mrs. John Ruther, Sr.,
received announcements of the
birth of a son, George John, to Mr.
and Mrs. John Ruther, Jr., of Ew
ing, on Sunday, March 15.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Butler and
daughters, of Neligh, were here
Sunday visiting among relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Cone, of Page,
spent Wednesday here as guests of
Miss Gladys Hancock.
William Brown and daughter,
Miss Muzetta, spent the week-end
The Coffee club met with Mrs.
Art Renner Thursday of this week.
Mrs. Jennie Grosser and Mrs. Mary
M. Hancock were assisting host
Robert Ruther left for Omaha on
Thursday, where he has secured a
Miss Helen Anspach and Miss
Doris Hartigan spent the week-end
at Emmet with the former’s sister,
Mrs. John Conard.
Rev. Albright, superintendent of
the Norfolk Dist. of the Methodist
church, will be here next Sunday
and will conduct the morning ser
vice and the Communion service
will be held. The members of the
official board will meet at the par
sonage at noon for a fellowship
dinner after which the quarterly
conference will be held.
MEEK AND VICINITY
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Graham,
Muriel, Darreld, Russel, Reta and
Mary Catherine were callers at the
Howard Rouse home Tuesday.
Junior Lansworth of Omaha has
been visiting the home folks the
Paddock Project Club met with
Mrs. George Hansen Thursday. An
all day meeting was held, there
having been no meeting in Decem
ber. Each lady took a covered
dish and dinner was served.
Mrs. Lansworth and Harry were
guest at the Chaley Mansen home
in O’Neill on Wednesday.
Mrs. Sam Robertson and Mrs.
Roy Karr visited with Mrs. Clar
ence Hicks at Page Wednesday.
Paul Nelson trucked hogs to O’
Neill for Arthur Rouse Thursday.
Many of the men and some of
the ladies of this community at
tended the sale at Lindburgs on
Mr. Luber bought a Chevrolet
Six in O’Neill Saturday.
Howard Rouse and son Laurence
and Mr. and Mrs. George Hansen
and son Gerald spent Saturday ev
ening at the Frank Griffith home.
Mrs. Clarence Hicks and daught
er Twilla came up Saturday from
Page for a visit at the home of Mrs
Hicks’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. Or
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Ross recent
ly moved onto the Fox place form
erly known as the Elias Spindler
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Borg, La
verne, nelen, Donald and Ronald,
were Sunday dinner guests at the
Eric Borg home.
Mrs. Frank Griffith called on
Mrs. R. D. Spindler Sunday after
noon. Frank and Cecil also called
there and at Will Devall’s.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rouse,
Lawrence, Lloyd and Delbert, were
'guests at the Ralph Young home
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Searles,
Austin, Zane, Ilene and Irene, were
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GAMBLES BIRTHDAY SALE!
Another chance to stock up on
Tires during Gamble’s Birthday
Sale. 45% and 50% from Standard
1st Line List. 5 Gal. Kerosene Can
FREE with the purchase of 5 gal.
100% Penn Oil.—Adv.
The North Central Ne- 1
braska Hereford Ass’n g
comprising Holt, Boyd, Rock. ■
Brown .and Keya Paha coun- I
ties will hold its first spring I
sale in I
BASSET, NEB. I
Monday, April 20 j
J. I. CASE
Once used, satisfied with none other
Plows, Tractors, Cultivators, Haying
Machines and all kinds of Farm
Equipment. Get your blacksmith
repair work in early before we are
overcrowded with work.
Frank Howard, Blacksmith
To settle the estate of the late W. O. Sammons, the entire personal property will be sold to the
highest bidder, at the ranch located 7 miles west and 1 mile north of Chambers or 1 '/2 miles east and
1 mile south of Amelia, commencing at 12 noon, sharp, on
MONDAY, MARCH 23
fI - • i _ ... ;
106 Head of Cattle
5 Registered Hereford stock cows from the
Gus Ott herd.
5 Milch cows with calves by side.
40 Hereford stock cows, 17 with calves by side.
16 Yearling steers.
13 Yearling heifers.
3 Yearling Pure-bred Hereford bulls.
1 Two-year-old pure-bred Hereford bull.
1 Hereford bull.
There will be many more baby calves by the
date of sale.
With the exception of the milk cows, all this herd are good quality Herefords, bred up for years.
1 Jack mule, 4-years-old, weight 1,200.
1 Grey mare, smooth mouth, with colt by side,
1 Black saddle mare, in foal.
1 Two-year-old spotted gelding.
1 Three-year-old bay gelding.
1 Brown gelding, smooth mouth.
2 dozen Chickens : : 25 Stacks of Hay
1934 V8 FORI) TUDOR 1929 CHEVROLET TRUCK WITH STOCK RACK
MACHINERY, HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND MISCELLANEOUS
1 wagon, complete with box; 1 wagon gear;
1 hay stacker; 1 corn planter; 1 cultivator; 1
set of harness; 1 saddle and bridle; 1 C opper
clad range; 1 Oak Leaf heater; 1 three-burner
gas stove; 2 rockers; 5 kitchen chairs; 3 tables;
1 day bed and mattress; 2 iron beds complete
with mattresses; 1 oak dresser; 1 Atwater Kent
radio complete with batteries; 1 12-guage Win
chester shot gun; All cooking utensils, dishes,
and other articles too numerous to mention.
TERMS—CASH. No property to be removed until settled for. Lunch by Amelia Ladies’ Aid
W. O. Sammons Estate
Col. H. C. Cooper, Auctioneer U*o T. Adams, Administrator Chambers State Bank, Clerk
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